It was in 1992 that the building celebrated its 100 years of library services and its name was changed to the in her honour – she had served for thirty-seven (37) years by the time she passed – and now functions as the National Library and Archives.
Alister Hughes and subsequently, the effective collapse of ICIS.
Then when 1980 was declared the “Year of Education and Production” by the short lived People’s Revolutionary Government (PRG) the library budget increased and copies of all government documents were deposited at the Public library and the National Archives then took on more substance.
That same year a request was made of UNESCO to aid with a report on “Grenada Archival Development” by Clinton Vane de Brosse Black (Jamaican archivist) in co-ordination with consultant Mrs.
Grenada’s current head librarian and director of library services, Samaria Lillian Sylvester ([email protected]), oversees the remaining eight (8) libraries in Grenada and two in Carriacou.
However the Archives needs have been placed on the back burner and receive little help.